Very Good 19 C. Ethiopian Gurade Sword - 14702
The Ethiopian saber, also known as Gurade characterized by a curved single edge blade and mounted with typical Ethiopian horn hilt. This specific one has a 32 inches long blade The hilt is made of three horn sectors the central one carved from Rhino horn. The pommel cap is dome shaped engraved brass. Original scabbard covered with tooled leather and bound with beautifully pierced brass bands and chape. Total length 41 inches. Very good condition. Trace of old leather belt.